Schools

The Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau girls basketball team finished their regular season with a pair of Coulee Conference losses last week, as they have now dropped their last seven games. The week began with a season-low in scoring as G-E-T fell 49-17 to Arcadia (see story elsewhere in Sports) last...

Logan Shramek of Blair-Taylor secured a pin during the sectional tournament in Westby on Saturday. (Times photgraph by Zac Bellman)

One wrestler from Blair-Taylor and one from Whitehall advanced to the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Individual State Tournament with top-three finishes at the Division Three Westby Sectional on Saturday. Logan Shramek (182), who took fifth at the 2019 state tournament, cruised to a...
The Blair-Taylor girls wrapped up their regular season with a pair of wins of Dairyland Conference opponents. Last Monday, the Wildcats edged past Whitehall in a closely contested non-conference matchup between familiar foes. Then on Thursday, B-T earned their 11th win in the conference, topping...
An Arcadia Middle School teacher was one of 100 teachers honored by the Herb Kohl Education Foundation. Last week, the foundation announced Jenna Putz, a middle school English as a second language teacher, earned a teacher fellowship. With the fellowship, the foundation will award Putz and the...
At their last meeting the Blair-Taylor school board approved the district to begin an all-day four-year-old kindergarden program, expected to begin next year. The program’s staffing is expected to cost the district roughly “$80,000 on the high end,” according to superintendent Jeff Eide. There was...
The state department of the American Legion will be offering 33 scholarships to be awarded as the result of tests held in March. To promote “Americanism, love of county, knowledge of government and allegiance to the U.S. flag to our youth” the legion is offering tests to high school students in...
A potential alleviation to lacking child care options could be coming as soon as August from the school district of Arcadia. At their regular school board meeting on Feb. 17, the board heard reports from administration on potential steps to ready a wing of the current Arcadia Elementary School for...
The Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau school board will meet in closed session for three separate expulsion hearings scheduled for Thursday after racist threats over social media were discovered last week. The school board also met Tuesday in closed session “For the purpose of a recent administrative...
A decade ago Kristoff Auserdau was just a math teacher. He later jumped into teaching computer science classes, but in the last three years, his job has changed significantly. Auderdau is one of the coaches and teachers for the Whitehall School District’s robotics teams and will lead the squad to...
The Gale-Ettrick-Trempealeau school board approved nearly $37,000 in donations from two separate donors at their regular meeting Monday night. The first donation approved was a $10,000 contribution from the Staley Family Foundation for interior aesthetic upgrades for the performing arts center.  In...

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